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  • "hooray!" for apple attracting more and more common computer users now they have done with firewire and their support for the semi-pro users that have helped them to built this company. now we know that before too long apple will be as big as they …
  • for a moment only I was hoping that it meant they would now include firewire in the 13" version..
  • Quote: Originally Posted by abernathy My god I'm tired of people who obviously don't need FireWire making statements like this. [...] They have removed a port without providing a suitable replacement. Most of the better (not just "high-end") audi…
  • hahahaha!!! windows is starting to look more and more like a linux distro from years ago!!! (and I can know, I've used linux for years, before I bought my macBook) funny to see how now both mac osx and windows are taking tips and ideas from …
  • Quote: Originally Posted by williado21 Don't even bother with cheaper prices...Try keeping the storage space in line with the iPod Touch. Here's the pricing structure I'd like to see: 8GB iPhone: $99 16GB iPhone: $199 16GB iPod Touch: $199 …
  • Quote: Originally Posted by plokoonpma I hate to point it but this is not the right channel to make your voice heard. I suggest you to go to www.apple.com/support and post or reply to one of the many topics about the matter. That way you ensure t…
  • I'm glad to see that the discussion is still alive. I feel that those of us who feel strongly about getting FW back should continue to voice our opinions. right now my 13" macBook still works, but I dread the day I might have to replace it for s…
  • Quote: Originally Posted by wolfneuralnet II think that as Apple gets bigger, it should be careful not to piss Ballmer off too much. They really could put a serious dent in Apple's sales by stopping developing Office for the Mac. one word: Ne…
  • Quote: Originally Posted by MiMac The Apple fanbois around here really need to take their tongues outta Stevo's ass and step back from the glory that is Jobs. Some of you people would swallow just about anything Steve threw at you and believe it …
  • for those who have been reading my posts and think that I was complaning about the lack of firewire on a cheap laptop: that is not the case.. if they would have made a 13" macBook (pro) with firewire at $1600, I would have been happy. I really don…
  • Quote: Originally Posted by TenoBell I think Apple should not do away with FireWire until USB 3 is ready to replace it. Be that as it may, the reality right now their are extremely few peripherals that have FireWire and don't have USB. While t…
  • Quote: Originally Posted by TenoBell 90% of peripherals that have FireWire ports also have USB ports. Most computer devices are not rendered useless. Firewire only is an extremely extremely small percentage. firewire and USB are not just backw…
  • Quote: Originally Posted by TenoBell You don't know Apple's history. 10 years ago Apple did not slowly transition from P2 ports and floppy disks. They just stopped using them. One day they had a new computer with USB, FireWire, and CD player w…
  • Quote: Originally Posted by ryan330 And then finally, in your "third" point, pro-editing software.... what percentage of the average MacBook consumer uses such programs? My guess? Less than 2%. less than 2% is still 73.000 "portable mac" sale…
  • Quote: Originally Posted by TenoBell Whether or not you have the money to replace hardware is a different issue. You people act as though the new MacBook is your only option. If you need FireWire right now. You should just simply stay with the se…
  • Quote: Originally Posted by ryan330 I understand your points about the old MacBook, but I think you failed to understand my points about the new MacBook. Steve Jobs is not an idiot. He single handedly leads the computer industry. If he made a …
  • Quote: Originally Posted by faintwhitenoise I work in a pro audio business selling recording equipment (mics, monitors, software, interfaces etc.) and not including a firewire port will have a very serious impact on the type of equipment I sell. …
  • Quote: Originally Posted by NOFEER can't you use a firewire-usb adapter??? or is that intrinsically wrong??? if not then its a big loss, but you all told me to buy triple interface HD and dvd externals maybe apples solution is for timemachine …
  • Quote: Originally Posted by solipsism You're missing the point here. You are assuming that Apple would be doing a "one MacBook case fits all" mentality. If Apple is really going to offer a new notebook model that is several hundred dollars cheape…
  • Quote: Originally Posted by applebook I will also ignore your rudeness and simply point out (again) your weak and irrational arguments. I've owned the MB for more than 24 months and have had the MBP at the same time too, so I base my perceptions …